Handbook of Experimental Neurology, 1st Edition

  • M. Fisher
  • T. Tatlisumak
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481136
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481130
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 594 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This major new handbook covers every major methodology and disease model used in current neuroscience research. Delivering critical, up-to-the-minute, methodological information and describing small animal models for almost all major neurological diseases, this book forms an essential reference for students and researchers in all aspects of neuroscience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Principles and General Methods.
2: Introduction: Animal Modeling – a Precious Tool for Developing Remedies to Neurological Diseases.
3: Ethical Issues, Welfare Laws, and Regulations.
4: Housing, Feeding, and Maintenance of Rodents.
5: Identification of Individual Animals.
6: Analgesia, Anesthesia, and Postoperative Care in Laboratory Animals.
7: Euthanasia in Small Animals.
8: Various Surgical Procedures in Rodents.
9: Genetically Engineered Animals.
10: Imaging in Experimental Neurology.
11: Safety in Animal Facilities.
12: Behavioral Testing in Small-Animal Models: Ischemic Stroke.
13: Methods for Analyzing Brain Tissue.
14: Targeting Molecular Constructs of Cellular Function and Injury through in Vitro and in Vivo Experimental Models.
15: Neuroimmunology and Immune-Related Neuropathologies.
16: Animal Models of Sex Differences in Non-Reproductive Brain Functions.
17: The Ependymal Route for Central Nervous System Gene Therapy.
18: Neural Transplantation.
19: Experimental Models of Major Neurological Diseases.
20: Focal Brain Ischemia Models in Rodents.
21: Rodent Models of Global Cerebral Ischemia.
22: Rodent Models of Hemorrhagic Stroke.
23: In Vivo Models of Traumatic Brain Injury.
24: Experimental Models for the Study of CNS Tumors.
25: Experimental Models for Demyelinating Diseases.
26: Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease.
27: Animal Models of Epilepsy.
28: Experimental Models of Hydrocephalus.
29: Rodent Models of Experimental Bacterial Infections in the CNS.
30: Experimental Models of Motor Neuron Disease/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
31: Animal Models for Sleep Disorders.
32: Experimental Models of Muscle Diseases.